Craig Sager, the veteran sideline reporter famous for his colorful attire, is battling leukemia.
The news was shared via Twitter by his son Craig Sager Jr.
“My Dad’s 3-4-week acute leukemia treatment starts tmrw,” Sager Jr. tweeted on Thursday night. “Be thinking of him & let’s get him back on the sidelines soon.”
Sager, a graduate of Northwestern University, has been a fixture on TNT as a key piece of the network’s NBA coverage. He’s been part of the “NBA on TNT” for 17 seasons.
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